Shift Supervisor


Toronto, ON, CA, M9W 1M7

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise. Through a portfolio of brands, we offer highly engineered solutions, technology and products to support infrastructure markets worldwide.

Shawflex is the Market Leader and a Trusted Brand in the Electrical Infrastructure industry with a wide variety of wire and cable solutions from common to custom. Our Business Model thrives on our Strong Channel Relationships and Entrepreneurial Culture where we champion in providing unique engineered-to-order product offerings to our customers.


The Shift Supervisor is the front line leader bearing significant responsibility for the safety, productivity, and behaviors of all hourly production employees on their shift. They are ultimately held accountable for the overall performance level of their shift in the following areas:

  • Achieving team wide compliance to Quality, Health, and Safety standards in the production environment.
  • Setting and achieving a shift production plan.    
  • Sustaining critical production floor systems (DMP, ASA, 5S, Visual Scheduling, etc).
  • Improving Employee Engagement

As a front line leader, the Shift Supervisor must use strong communication skills and the systems at their disposal to engage the hearts and minds of their team and create a culture of continuous improvement.


Quality, Health, and Safety

1.    Conduct daily Advanced Safety Audit and Layered Process Audit.
2.    Reporting of all HSE Incidents during shift using IR Database.
3.    Support NCR Disposition Process.
4.    Ensure adherence to site HSE policy and procedures.
5.    Ensure adherence to manufacturing process standards Quality System procedures. 
6.    Maintain an active role in the JHSC.
7.    Ensure 5S housekeeping standards are maintained and improved.

Production Management:

8.    Establish and Communicate Shift Production Objectives
9.    Establish Manpower Assignments
10.    Perform standardized work
           a.    DMP Meeting
           b.    Gemba Walk
           c.    Process Assessment
           d.    5S Assessment
11.    Immediate Problem Solving for QHSE or Production Issues.
12.    Support New Process/Product launch initiatives.
13.    Ensure adherence to Materials (Inventory) Management procedures.
14.    Maintain ERP system Accuracy


Human Resources
15.    Maintain positive labour relations by building employee morale and ensuring ShawCor HR policies are applied fairly and consistently.
16.    Manage Hourly Payroll Documentation.
17.    Manage Employee training Process.
18.    Manage Employee Suggestion and Recognition systems.
19.    Conduct Annual Employee Performance Evaluations.


-    Minimum 3 years of related experience in supervisory role.
-     Minimum Community college education
-     JHSC Certification, APICS Certificate in Production and Inventory Management, SMS Certification - Preferred.
-    Strong leadership, supervisory and communication skills.
-    Extensive knowledge of production and safety management, occupational health and safety and employment standards legislation.
-    Knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949/CSA Z299.3 quality systems.
-    Knowledge of World Class manufacturing techniques such as Kaizen, Six Sigma, JIT, Lean, TQM, KanBan, COQ, ERP, etc.

•    At Mattr, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy 
•    We understand times have changed and so have we. Mattr offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs 
•    Comprehensive total rewards package that includes competitive salaries, annual incentives, medical benefits, retirement savings plans, paid vacation days, education assistance programs, corporate discounts and more!
•    Participation in service milestone awards and recognition opportunities 
•    Access to mental health support resources such as our Headversity mental health and wellness platform and free, confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
•    Rewarding growth opportunities (may include global career and travel opportunities) supported by personalized training, development and mentoring programs
•    Commitment to providing a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment  
•    We prioritize our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) values and offer a paid Volunteer Time Off Program, allowing employees an opportunity to support charitable organizations in their communities
•    Company events, social gatherings and team building activities that promote fun!
•    We’re working to create a better world. Join us!

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise through brands offering engineered products, technology and solutions to support infrastructure projects & markets world-wide. Mattr brands: Shawflex, DSG-Canusa, Flexpipe, Xerxes and Shawcor.
At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!
We thank all applicants for their interest; however we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our Recruitment Management System and you must apply via the link below or the posting on our career page at to be considered for this opportunity.